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Pool Leak Or Evaporation? Find Out Here

Swimming pool pump plays a vital role in the maintenance of the pool. It serves as the heart of the pool system. Without it, water-flow will not work out well. Pool pump is a pool equipment that is used to maintain the proper flow of water in the pool and through the other pool equipment. Aside from that it is also responsible in the constant distribution of pool chemicals in the water.

You can save even more energy by decreasing the amount your pool pump runs to 6-hours, but make sure you run the pump while you are adding pool chemicals and for automatic debris filtering. If you are worried about algae growth, use chemicals in the water and scrub the walls when needed.

Think of what would happen to your shower walls or your kitchen floor if you did not take the time to wipe them down. Would most people ever dream of going 2-3 weeks without doing these things? Probably not. They would fear that they would get sick from some virus or that maybe they might have some unexpected guests show up. Well, the same thing applies to your pool liner. It needs to be cleaned on a regular basis to keep it free from algae. There are several things you probably keep around all of the time that you can use to clean the water such as regular Vitamin C tablets, mild dish soap, or vinegar and baking soda.

One of the things you might want to check is the skimmer box. In fact, this is one of the most common problems to have with a Lakewood Ranch Pool Repairs. The best way to do is to keep your water level at least halfway to the box. Not doing so for prolonged periods of time, letting the box suck air can damage your pump and can cost a fortune to replace.

Pump Lid – Inspect the pump lid for cracks that may cause an air leak. A cracked pump lid is a problem that is easily overlooked and will cause the pump to run dry.

Tip: For the skimmer basket and pump basket, avoid hitting the baskets on the concrete deck when cleaning. This can lead to cracks in the baskets that will permit debris to make do, risking a clogged impeller or damaged pump. Instead, clean them by helping cover their both hands and wash them out with a hose.

Never spray or drip any lubricant in, on or around your pool pump or it’s motor. It may be tempting to do, because after all there is a lot of movement going on there. The bearings on your pump are sealed, so they need no lubing and oil in fact may work to degrade rubber seals that are in the pump. Also, oil will only attract and hold dirt and crud.

You should always maintain the vacuum head sunken below water although the opposite end from the hose is linked towards the skimmer. You don’t wish the swimming pool pump to get full of air.